Tony Abbott: Climate change is ‘probably doing good’

  Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott believes climate change policy is doing more harm while climate change is “probably doing good”. He made the comments in a speech titled ‘Daring to Doubt’ at the annual lecture of the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), which was established by Nigel Lawson, who served as Margaret Thatcher’s […]

Government told to fast track fracking

A think tank has called on the government to “speed up” shale exploration in the country. The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) stated fracking would establish the full extent and economic viability of the nation’s substantial resources. The GWPF’s announcement follows the government’s consultation to give cash payments to those residents who live near shale […]

Government urged to scrap ‘unilateral climate policies’

The government has been urged to scrap “unilateral climate policies”. The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has asked the Tory administration to delay the 5th Carbon Budget and get rid of the Carbon Floor Price (CFP). That’s because they are contributing to the crisis of the nation’s steel sector and other energy intensive industries. According to the […]

Paterson slams “straightjacket” UK energy policy

Former Environment Secretary Owen Paterson slammed UK energy policy as “foolish” and a “straightjacket” in a speech last night. Addressing the climate change sceptic group Global Warming Policy Foundation, headed by Lord Lawson he called for the Climate Change Act to be scrapped. Instead of renewables, he proposed “accelerating” shale gas exploration and mini nuclear […]

Sceptics quick to bash new IPCC climate predictions

New predictions from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the impact of humans on climate change were bashed today as “untrustworthy”. The IPCC’s latest report found it is “extremely likely” humans have been the cause of observed climate change since the mid-20th century. Sceptics have been quick to attack the report’s assessment that […]

Lord Lawson calls for review of UK's ‘flawed' climate model

Lord Lawson is calling for an independent review of the UK’s official climate predictions as he claims the model used to make the projections is “flawed”. Based on research published by an independent climate scientist, a paper issued today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) – founded by Lord Lawson – has highlighted what […]

Reshuffle gives green light to dash for gas?

The reshuffle could potentially give the green light to a ‘dash for gas’, the Global Warming Policy Foundation said today. David Cameron’s promise to be the “greenest Government ever” was questioned today after appointing MP Owen Paterson as Environment Secretary, who many say is a climate sceptic. Benny Peiser, director of the climate change sceptic […]

Wind policy ‘blunder’ could cost £120bn and increase emissions

The Government’s policy of backing wind power could be a “blunder” which could cost roughly ten times as much as gas plants and actually be worse for the environment, claims new academic research. The study ‘Why is wind power so expensive?’ published by the climate change sceptic group Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) suggests wind […]

BBC accused of pro-green bias

ELN speaks to Lord Lawson about BBC coverage

Sceptics question Huhne’s climate change evidence

Leading climate change sceptics from the Global Warming Policy Foundation have responded to Chris Huhne’s attack of them last week, by questioning his belief in “ill-advised” climate change bodies, such as the IPCC. Lord Lawson and Lord Turnbull responded to Chris Huhne’s letter of 18 November. In his original letter to the climate sceptics Mr […]